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Satch Sanders the ultimate contributor

Former Celtic wasn't a star, but he's a Hall of Famer for so many reasons

Updated: August 12, 2011, 8:43 AM ET
By Peter May | ESPNBoston.com

When the NBA champion Boston Celtics visited the White House in 1963 -- then occupied by Massachusetts native John F. Kennedy -- it was left to Tom Sanders to deliver the memorable parting line to the commander in chief.

"Take it easy, baby,'' Tom Sanders told the president.

For that alone he should be inducted into the Hall of Fame.

The man universally known as "Satch" is, indeed, going to Springfield this weekend, getting inducted as a "contributor," which pretty ...

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